The campaign for reusable straws can look at this innovation from the Andamans

The southwest monsoon is on its course and is expected to hit the Kerala coast by Saturday, though the onset might not be as strong as was being forecast earlier.

After granting green clearance to a major naval infrastructure project at Karwar along the western coast, the environment ministry has now given its go-ahead to install a radar station at Narcondam

The government on Monday said that environment clearance of national security and defence projects will be taken up on a priority basis and given sanction.

नई दिल्ली। आबादी के हिसाब से देश का सबसे बड़ा राज्य उत्तर प्रदेश गरीबी के लिहाज से भी सबसे आगे है। उत्तर प्रदेश में देश के सर्वाधिक 1.89 करोड़ शहरी गरीब बसते हैं। राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर गरीबों की कुल आब

Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding has started work on 60 hectares in Andamans

With several plantations likely to end their leases in the coming years, scientists are thinking ahead of means to convert them into natural forests.
Coimbatore-based Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB) has launched a project on a 60-hectare extent in the Andamans and it is in the process of successfully converting the teak and padauk plantations into near natural forests.

The environment and forests ministry Monday introduced in the Rajya Sabha major amendments to the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972 that seek heavier penalties to check wildlife-related crimes and aim

The forest cover in the country has decreased by 367 sq kms with the green area decreasing in 14 states, as per a forest report released here today.

But they are likely to affect higher-level species such as birds, says ornithologist

The long-term environmental impacts of Genetically Modified Organisms need intensive study, but they are very likely to have impacts on higher-level species such as birds. Dr. P.A. Azeez, director of the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Coimbatore, made that observation here in reply to a question on the potential impact of GMOs on bird diversity and health. He was speaking on Thursday on the sidelines of the ongoing Meeting of the Parties on the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, which covers living modified organisms.

The Lakshadweep group of islands, one of the most biologically diverse and fragile environments in India, is under pressure from population, urbanisation, development of tourism, unregulated construction, pollution, and land use changes.

A study on the state of the environment of the union territory, conducted by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), has found that rising sea level and climate change are as much of a threat as human activities to the archipelago comprising corals, lagoons, sea grass, beaches, and sand dunes.